Movement

Walking Shoes, Running Shoes, or Nothing?

Ever wonder what the deal is with shoes these days?  If you are getting into walking or running, what do you need to know?  Is it OK to walk in a running shoe or run in a walking shoe?  And, what about these folks who say barefoot is best?  Here’s an overview and primer to…

Exercise Basics | Movement

Exercise: Go Big or Go Home?

Disclaimer:  I am not talking about running marathons, lifting weights to exhaustion, or even making sure you glisten with sweat as seen on TV.  I am not even talking about making sure you eat a supersize ANYTHING after a workout. No no!  This time it’s about range of motion – big MOVEMENTS when you exercise,…

Exercise Basics | Movement

Can You Tell If Your Back Curves Are Normal?

I think that most of us go through our days without paying much attention to how much curve we have in our low backs. For sure, this is not something that is a real attention-grabber.   Even if we suffer from some stiffness or dull pain in that area, we don’t tend to focus on what…

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Oh no! Inevitable Loss of Muscle (Sarcopenia) as We Age?

Is this another case of “it’s always something” to worry about?  Can we not have some good news in these troubled times?  In an attempt to stop anyone going into anxiety and depression over this, let’s say this… It does happen, but it is good to be informed about how it happens, so that there…

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Power Fidgeting…The Key to Weight Loss and Health?

Ever hear or read that people who have a fidgeting habit tend to be more lean?  Have an easier time losing weight?  May even be healthier?  Let’s take a close look at fidgeting.  Does it help you reach the often recommended guidelines for exercising moderately 150 minutes a week?  By the way, that guideline is…

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Stuck Standing In Line At Cosco?

Here’s How To Make the Best of It! Well, we are still here…the new normal. And, it’s not all that great. For most of us, it’s getting just a little bit old. Maybe a lot old. This seems to be made even more difficult by rumors of re-openings. When will that be? What will it…